Kwesta and Wale’s Video For ‘Spirit’ Is A Visual Poem About the Hood And Spirituality

Watch the video for "Spirit" by Kwesta and Wale.

For two years in a row, Kwesta had the biggest hip-hop song in South Africa. "Spirit" was the shit last year and the rapper has just released a new video for the Wale-assisted single. It's nothing but fire flame emojis.


In the music video, we are shown different facets of the township and interpretations of spirituality. Among people adorned in church regalia and receiving the Holy Communion and getting baptized, we see spinning gusheshes, a chicken being slaughtered for a ritual, a sangoma, guzzling of alcohol, and a whole lot more.

The video is a visual poem of sorts, depicting the hood from the perspective of people who have context. There's no white gaze here.

Watch the video for "Spirit" below.

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The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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